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Mary Meeker's Internet Trends

Mary Meeker of Kleiner Perkins puts out an annual report on Internet and Internet related trends. This year it is a 355 slide report. [You can download a pdf version here.] (Here is a 35 minute summary from Mary...

Telecom Tidbits # 2457

Some help with Robocalls. Pass it along. Private equity firm, TPG, last year acquired RCN and Grande. Now they are grabbing Wave Broadband in the Northwest for $2.36B. They will combine all 3 - Wave, Grande and RCN -...

Some Thoughts for the Day (Part 2455)

Despite growing 93 percent from a year ago, Microsoft's Azure hasn't made a dent in Amazon's share of the $10 billion cloud market, according to Synergy Research. Amazon's AWS held steady at 33 percent of the worldwide market share...

What Makes Amazon Tick

CB Insights did a break down of Amazon. It's interesting that it looks like: "Amazon is doubling down on AWS and its AI assistant, Alexa. It's seeking to become the central provider for AI-as-a-service." "AWS is the biggest area...

Is Amazon Going to Buy Vonage?

Amazon rolled out Chime, a Webex and GoToMeeting knock-off with Vonage as its partner for consumers and small biz. It turns out that Level3 is the partner for enterprise. At EC17, Amazon launched a self-serve cloud contact center. (Once...

The EC17 Overview: Experience Matters

Enterprise Connect seemed much bigger this year with 18 rows of booths, many of which were 20x20 or larger. There was much in the way of video conferencing and a couple of VR rooms. The real buzz came from...

Telecom Tidbits (part # 2450)

Amazon Using Trojan Horse Approach To Go After Smartphone Voice Market. Amazon is agressively pursuing the voice personal assistant market, focusing primarily on the short-term outlook of market penetration of Amazon Echo and Alexa. Amazon may have failed in...

M&A Update (#2448)

So many transactions. Companies are being bought and sold like a game of Go Fish. Avaya sold its networking business to Extreme Networks for a paltry $100M (It is about $200M in revenue). That $100M does not make a...

Jumping on the Cloud Bandwagon

More master agencies are claiming the cloud, so to speak. They are signing up cloud providers faster than the ink can dry on the agreement. (Ben Bronston must be busy.) They are jumping on the bandwagon for a number...

4 Problems with the UC Market

On a LinkedIn blog, Telarus co-founder Patrick Oborn writes about the fact that 72% of businesses have not transitioned to cloud communications. 72%!!! After 15 years, 2000+ providers can only take a 28% handhold in the market? The growth...

Marketing is Falling By the Wayside

Company executive don't want marketing; they want sales. Or they want a twitter or Linkedin strategy. Or they want to increase channel sales. I get calls all the time asking for a "cheap website guy". You realize that your...

Telecom Tidbits (part # 2445)

An interesting find: There is a CIO survey which finds Microsoft Azure will overtake Amazon AWS for Infrastructure as a Service (from July 2016). Microsoft has been far behind AWS but then they started later too. This study shows...

Stats on Mobile as It Eats the World

Yesterday I put up some stats in emerging tech. Today I have a bunch more. There are 2.5 billion smartphones on the planet now, according to Ben Evans. "China now has 656 million internet users. Brazil trails only the...

The Beginning of 2017

Wired has two articles about Amazon becoming an ISP; and Google FB Amazon taking over for the telcos. "Put it all together and you can see a day when you're watching content that Google produced disseminated via infrastructure that...

Will Amazon Disrupt the Channel?

Amazon has been selling Comcast services for a while. Now they added Frontier residential services to the page. What's next? Like Tech Data's TD Mobility, Amazon already offers cellular plans from many cellcos as well as a wide selection...

The Mighty Light of Wall Street

Going private has been a thing for the last few years. Avaya did it. Dell did it. PGI did it. Polycom is doing it. Now Rackspace is being bought out by private equity. Dell and Rackspace had the same...

Game Over: Comcast and Amazon!

The game is over and cable wins. Comcast may fear competition and bill people for services that they did not receive, but they do have a $6B CLEC business. Most carriers can't say that. Now the broadband game is...

By the Numbers

Some interesting stats I have seen. Saw stats that Vonage has 514,000 business seats. "Birch recently announced the addition of 80,000 buildings to its Metro-Fiber network in November 2015." I wonder which cable provider they signed a wholesale agreement....

Lessons from the NGC15

At the NextGen Cloud Expo yesterday, Tony Hawk was the featured keynote. Not exactly a prized speaker, he did have interesting vignettes about his life. He kept doing the skate-boarding thing even when he was broke and making no...

3 Reasons Most VoIP Providers Will Fail

There are about 2000 Hosted VoIP providers in the US (if you include ILECs, CLECs, RLECs and cablecos). They can't all win in the business market for at least 3 reasons. I talk about Integration all of the time....

More Thoughts from Denver (II)

Why are Phone Numbers still used? If Broadband is as vital as electricity, why do we allow this to happen? Frontier faces a class action lawsuit in West Virginia over its broadband service. Want to beat Amazon? Sell your...

Desktops Moving to the Cloud

Amazon is jumping in to the DaaS (desktop-as-a-service) and streaming services game. This managed desktop offering from Amazon will be called WorkSpaces, "not to be confused with Cloud Workspace from IndepedenceIT, which EarthLink white labels. I find it interesting...

Savvis and Verizon Go Head to Head

I read a headline today that Amazon took a CIA contract away from IBM. Hmmm. IBM, Amazon, Verizon, Savvis, AT&T and others are all fighting for the same contracts. Meanwhile Savvis is rolling out new integrated solutions to go...

Do They Even Know Their Business?

Rich Tehrani and I were having an online discussion about JCP shutting down free wi-fi in their stores to save $7M per year. Who says free wi-fi is free? I commented that maybe JCP customers don't use it. The...

Malls Are Dying

In a FastCompany article about Amazon, there is a tidbit about the fact that malls are dying in America. In Tampa, this article says that a dying mall is poised - but for what? Brick-and-mortar stores have the same...
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